Permanent Full-Time Positions

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is recruiting nurses for Medway NHS Foundation Trust located in Kent, UK

The Hospital 

Medway NHS Foundation Trust provides excellent clinical services to almost half a million people including 110,000 Emergency Department attendances, 62,000 inpatient admissions, over 325,000 outpatient attendances and more than 5,000 babies were born at the hospital last year. The hospital also boasts of an excellent OSCE pass rate of 92% – 94% and provides a fantastic six-week OSCE training program FREE to all candidates.

The hospital’s culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. Our employees put patients at the heart of everything they do – there is a genuine commitment to providing the best services we can for the local population. Medway NHS Foundation Trusts ambition is to build a team and a working environment that is second to none and truly 21st century.

The Position 

We are seeking experienced nurses and ambitious newly qualified nurses to join the nursing team. The trust presently requires nurses with experience in Surgical and Medical.

The Location 

Medway NHS Foundation Trust is located in Gillingham, Kent- South East of England. It’s just one hour from London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airportsperfect for those looking to travel home. And despite London being just one hour away by train, Kent offers a much cheaper cost of living, with the average residential property price approximately 33% cheaper than London.

Known as “The Garden of England’, Kent is surrounded by beautiful coastlines, picturesque castles and scenic beaches. Between the quirky independent shops, the abundance of festivals, and amazing choice of restaurants and cafes, Medway is a cultural gem.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary: £23,023 – £29,608, depending on years of experience.
  • Up to £3,000 per annum for shift differential (overtime and weekend shifts)
  • Paid annual leave: 27 days per annum plus 8 public holidays.
  • Permanent full-time positions, 37.5-hour working week.
  • OSCE training program provided by the Trust.

Relocation assistance

  • CBT exam fee of £130 refunded*
  • UK visa fee of £536 refunded*
  • Flights reimbursed up to the value of £500*
  • NNC application fee of £140 refunded*
  • Immigration Health Surcharge of £600 refunded*.
  • One month’s accommodation FREE (value £425)*
  • £200 paid to the candidate once employment begins and another £225 after 3 months of employment to help start-up cost*
  • Assistance with NMC registration

Eligibility Criteria

  • Suitable candidates will have a diploma/degree qualification in nursing
  • Minimum of 12 months of recent acute hospital experience.
  • Must be eligible to register with the NMC
  • Academic IELTS (S/L/R: 7, W:6.5) or OET Exams with Grade B in all four subsets.
  • To provide a high level of nursing care to all patients based on a strong evidence base.
  • Confident caring for patients
  • Evidence of self-development
  • Have excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Be flexible, accountable and reliable
*Terms & Conditions apply

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